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One man won the battle, but a Victoria moving company won the war in a dispute over a damaged refrigerator that ended up in court. (AP Photo/Allison Dinner)

Man sues after Victoria movers drop refrigerator, but fine print slashes damages

Court battle a warning to anyone planning on using moving companies

 

Wade Cudmore seen here with his mom Kathy Richardson, will stand trial in Kelowna for the murders of the Fryer brothers found dead in Naramata in May 2021. Cudmore���s mom was found murdered in her home in June 2021. There have been no arrests in her case. (Facebook)

Okanagan double murder trial set for summer of 2024

Wade Cudmore’s trial will start in Kelowna in June next year

 

A Colwood mom has had her sentence reduced. (Image courtesy Creative Outlet)

Judge cuts Colwood mom’s sentence for sexually assaulting teen, rules it unduly harsh

Mom from Colwood had sex with 15-year-old more than once

 

A B.C. woman sued after buying a car off of a Facebook ad. (Dreamstime/TNS)
A B.C. woman sued after buying a car off of a Facebook ad. (Dreamstime/TNS)
In 2020 and 2021, Laurent Roy and Ian Petterson entered consent agreements with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia, for allegations around misappropriated medications. Petterson was fined $35,000 and Roy $25,000, and both were suspended as registered pharmacists for one year. (File photo)

Former Shuswap pharmacists charged with fraud, theft over alleged drug sales scheme

Pair were named in 2020 civil claim filed by Interior Health

In 2020 and 2021, Laurent Roy and Ian Petterson entered consent agreements with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia, for allegations around misappropriated medications. Petterson was fined $35,000 and Roy $25,000, and both were suspended as registered pharmacists for one year. (File photo)
Langley RCMP arrested a suspect for allegedly ‘punching’ vehicles with a machete on Jan. 22 in Langley City. Lance James Flegel will stand trial June 22 on three charges – possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, mischief $5,000 or under, and breach of probation order. (Langley Advance Times file)

VIDEO: Man accused of ‘punching’ cars with machete in Langley to soon stand trial

Man charged with possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, mischief, and breach of probation

Langley RCMP arrested a suspect for allegedly ‘punching’ vehicles with a machete on Jan. 22 in Langley City. Lance James Flegel will stand trial June 22 on three charges – possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, mischief $5,000 or under, and breach of probation order. (Langley Advance Times file)
Scales of justice at Vancouver law courts. (File photo)

No jail time for elderly man guilty of child sex offenses in Princeton

The man volunteered for years at the garden and reading program of a local elementary school

Scales of justice at Vancouver law courts. (File photo)
Jessie Simpson from Kamloops requires 24 hour care after suffering life-altering injuries after an attack in 2016. (Sue Simpson/Facebook)

Kamloops baseball bat attacker ordered to sell home to pay victim

Kristopher Teichrieb left Jessie Simpson with life-changing injuries in 2016

  • Feb 16, 2023
Jessie Simpson from Kamloops requires 24 hour care after suffering life-altering injuries after an attack in 2016. (Sue Simpson/Facebook)
Jamiel Moore-Williams, 24, is shown in this undated handout photo. On Feb. 13, 2022, one of the officers who. arrested Moore-Williams, Const. Jarrod Sidhu, was convicted of assault with a weapon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Donna Turko

Vancouver police officer guilty of assault with weapon in arrest of jaywalking man

24-year-old was crossing Granville Street in 2018 when multiple officers took him down

Jamiel Moore-Williams, 24, is shown in this undated handout photo. On Feb. 13, 2022, one of the officers who. arrested Moore-Williams, Const. Jarrod Sidhu, was convicted of assault with a weapon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Donna Turko
Having a brain injury diagnosis can make it more difficult for women to win parenting disputes in court, B.C. researchers have found. (Creative Outlet)

Brain injury from abuse puts women at risk in court, B.C. researchers find

Diagnosis can be used against them in parenting disputes

  • Feb 13, 2023
Having a brain injury diagnosis can make it more difficult for women to win parenting disputes in court, B.C. researchers have found. (Creative Outlet)
Jessie Simpson from Kamloops requires 24 hour care after suffering life-altering injuries after an attack in 2016. (Sue Simpson/Facebook)

Judgement coming for Kamloops man who sold house for $1 to allegedly hide assets

Kristopher Tiechrieb was ordered to pay nearly $7 million for aggravated assault

  • Feb 13, 2023
Jessie Simpson from Kamloops requires 24 hour care after suffering life-altering injuries after an attack in 2016. (Sue Simpson/Facebook)
A B.C. judge ordered Jan. 27 that a Port Coquitlam dog be killed after it attacked two people. (Image courtesy Creative Outlet)

Judge orders Port Coquitlam pit bull named ‘Kujo’ killed after 2 attacks

Animal control officers said Kujo’s owner was unwilling to control him

  • Feb 13, 2023
A B.C. judge ordered Jan. 27 that a Port Coquitlam dog be killed after it attacked two people. (Image courtesy Creative Outlet)
ICBC went to the BC Civil Resolution Tribunal to recover money it spent repairing a parked vehicle that was crushed by a snow plow. (Pexels photo)
ICBC went to the BC Civil Resolution Tribunal to recover money it spent repairing a parked vehicle that was crushed by a snow plow. (Pexels photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver Law Courts. (File photo)

New trial for B.C. masseur in 1 sex assault, convictions upheld in 2 others

Rong Xian Li’s appeal was heard at the Court of Appeal for British Columbia in Vancouver

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver Law Courts. (File photo)
The B.C. Supreme Court ruled a Sunshine Coast man is not guilty of aggravated assault because he was ‘effectively asleep’ when he stabbed his wife in the back in 2017. (Credit: Pixabay)

Justice says B.C. man who stabbed wife in back was ‘effectively asleep’, not guilty

Man was taking huge dosages of prescription pills to control pain, insomnia

The B.C. Supreme Court ruled a Sunshine Coast man is not guilty of aggravated assault because he was ‘effectively asleep’ when he stabbed his wife in the back in 2017. (Credit: Pixabay)
Former UBC Thunderbird's football team running back Ben Cummings. (UBC Thunderbirds)

Sexual assault charges stayed against 3 former UBC football players

Former UBC Thunderbirds Ben Cummings, Treymont Levy and Trivel Pinto charged in June 2021

Former UBC Thunderbird's football team running back Ben Cummings. (UBC Thunderbirds)
Did the City of Victoria do enough to protect a resident from an oak tree? (Pexels photo)
Did the City of Victoria do enough to protect a resident from an oak tree? (Pexels photo)
Generic photo of server. (Pixabay)

Restaurant pays out Kelowna woman $25K in workplace sexual harassment case

The harassment was not reported to the owners of Bouchons Bistro while it was happening

Generic photo of server. (Pixabay)
The Supreme Court of Canada has refused an appeal by a B.C. developer who argued a government decision rejecting his build on a creek of spiritual significance to the Cheam First Nation violated the state’s requirement to be religiously neutral. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Spiritual beliefs of Indigenous people valid grounds for gov’t decisions, Supreme Court confirms

B.C. developer’s appeal shot down at national court

  • Jan 22, 2023
The Supreme Court of Canada has refused an appeal by a B.C. developer who argued a government decision rejecting his build on a creek of spiritual significance to the Cheam First Nation violated the state’s requirement to be religiously neutral. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A strata council enacted a bylaw to restrict out-of-wedlock relationships. (Pexels photo)

Opinion: This ‘prudish’ Victoria strata sued to stop owner from living with boyfriend

Should strata bylaws be able to restrict certain relationships?

A strata council enacted a bylaw to restrict out-of-wedlock relationships. (Pexels photo)
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